Karnataka Judicial Service Exam 2020

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Official notice is released by Karnataka High Court for the recruitment of 53 Civil Judges in 2020.

The online application window is open for recruitment.

Candidates can get a direct link to apply for the post in this article.

The application link is to remain active only till June 24, 2020 at the official website, karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in.

Karnataka High Court Civil Judge Recruitment 2020 Important Dates
Release of notification 25 Feb 2020
Start date of application form 25 Feb 2020
Re-Start of application form 20- 24 Jun 2020
Date for payment of fee through
26 Jun 2020
Date for payment of fee through
26 Jun 2020
Karnataka High Court Civil Judge 2020 Exam Date To be announced
Declaration of result To be announced

Karnataka Judicial Service 2020

To know about the minimum educational qualification and age limit for Civil Judge, refer to the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

Direct Recruitment

  • Candidates must have a degree in law and must have enrolled as an Advocate.
  • SC or ST applicants must have completed 38 years of age (as on the last date to submit the application form).
  • Unreserved candidates must have completed 35 years of age.
  • Candidates belonging to the ex-servicemen category can get 03 years of age relaxation.

Exam Pattern

i) The Competitive Examination for recruitment of Civil Judges shall consists of 3 stages i.e.,

(a) Preliminary Examination

(b) Main Written Examination and

(c) Viva-Voce. The marks secured in the Preliminary Examination is considered only for Eligibility for the Main Written Examination.

a) Preliminary Examination: The Preliminary Examination shall be conducted by way of Objective Type Question Paper consisting of 100 marks and the syllabi for the said examination shall be the following, namely:-

Part-A – Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; Negotiable Instruments Act, 1981; Transfer of Property Act, 1882; Indian Contract Act, 1872; Specific Relief Act, 1963; Indian Constitution; and Kaataka Rent Act, 1999.

Part-B – Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; Indian Penal code, 1860; and Indian Evidence Act, 1872.

Part-C – General knowledge – Test of reasoning and mental ability.

b) Main Written Examination:

(i) Translation Paper (Maximum Marks 100) There will be one translation paper and the candidates will be required to translate passages in English into Kannada and Kannada into English. The Passages will be from (1) Depositions, (2) Judgments and (3) Documents.

(ii) Law Paper I (Maximum Marks 100) The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; Principles of Pleading and the Constitution of India.

(iii) Law paper II (Maximum Marks 100) Framing of Issues and writing of Judgments in Civil Cases.

(iv) Law Paper III (Maximum Marks 100) Framing of Charges and writing of Judgments in Criminal cases.

(c) Viva voce (Maximum Marks 100) The candidates General Knowledge, grasp of principles of law and suitability for appointment as Civil Judge shall be tested.

(d) Computer Test (Maximum Marks 25) The test of knowledge of computers shall carry maximum 25 marks and such marks secured by the candidate shall be considered for ascertaining the suitability and computer knowledge of the candidates and shall not be aggregated to the total marks obtained in the main written examination and Viva-voce

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